During the course of a year, the UN observes a number of ‘International Days’ to raise awareness of global issues and to encourage action by governments and communities. This resource brings these issues to life in the classroom, with ideas on how young people in the UK can contribute to resolving them.
This website, from the international charity CAFOD, includes lots of freebies for teachers. The site includes assembly ideas, downloadable resource packs, quizzes, online activities and stories suitable for using with different age groups.
This new Activity Kit explores Water and the Oceans. With the BBC’s Blue Planet raising awareness of the amount of plastic in our oceans and its damaging effects, this activity kit explores threats to the planet’s oceans and sustainability.
Tree Power provides Key Stage 2 teachers with eight interlinked sessions to deliver with their class. The pack combines the two educational strands of development education (global learning) and outdoor education, to enable children to become both (informed) Tree Explorers and (active) Tree Guardians.
This new Activity Kit from Think Global explores the topical concept of waste, both food and plastics. Investigate with your students the reasons why so much food is wasted and evaluate possible ways of reducing waste.
Finn the Fortunate Tiger Shark and his fantastic friends is a funny children’s picture book aimed at 3-6 year olds about ocean plastics and is published by Be The Change Books.
New edition of the Back-to-School kit provides you with background information and practical exercises for making your students more aware of their consumer choices.
A topic-based online resource that puts literacy and critical thinking at the heart of primary teaching. Each topic starts with a story and then takes a cross-curricular journey exploring the theme using lesson ideas and resources.
These three booklets use ‘easier English’ versions of New Internationalist articles to explore a wide range of global justice issues. For use in English/Literacy and ESOL classes for students aged 11 and above.
This Think Global activity kit for Key Stage 3 (ages 11 to 14) helps teachers and learners to explore the concept of a supply chain and the impacts of each stage; analyse the people and resources behind a product; and investigate how the decisions consumers make affect the way companies behave.